intimate partner violence (IPV)

(noun) “[V]iolence that occurs between individuals who maintain a romantic or sexual relationship” (OpenStax College 2012).

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OpenStax College. 2012. Challenges Families Face. Connexions, June 5, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42890/1.3/).